Peter Cunningham's Troubles thriller fails to gather any real pace

Peter Cunningham's Troubles thriller fails to gather any real pace

The action trundles on at a reasonable rate but, ultimately, we struggle to empathise with this Anglo-Irish misfit and his cohorts

FICTION: Acts of Allegiance, By Peter Cunningham, Sandstone Press, €16

Waterford novelist Peter Cunningham returns to bookshelves with this uneven tale of Marty Ransom, an Irish senior diplomat with ties to the British Army, who has been lured into the world of counter-espionage with MI5 in the 1960s, much to his increasing chagrin, as he struggles with his increasingly shadowy double life.

While at first, the sum total of Marty’s influence extends to trade...

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